Wine Advocate | Rating: 95The 2014 Proprietary Red Mockingbird Blue is a blend of 80% Cabernet Sauvignon and 20% Merlot with beautiful, deep blueberry and blackcurrant fruit, licorice, creosote and subtle background oak. The wine has delicious up-front fruit, full body, low acidity and silky tannin. Drink it over the next 15 or more years.Author: Robert Parker
California is the heartland of wine production in the US, and the state that brought prestige to American wine thanks to the pioneers who built early wineries like , , , and in the 1800s. Its large geographic area ensures a great diversity in growing sites, varieties grown, and quality levels. Generalizations about the state's wines have numerous exceptions; however, a few key facts generally hold true—ample sunshine, dry weather during the growing season, and moderate winters prevail. and continue to dominate the state's production—albeit in continually smaller percentages, as growers continue to diversify. More than 100 different varieties can be found throughout the state.
Collector Data For This Wine
- 35 bottles owned
- 6 collectors